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The Rutland Falconry and Owl Centre

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Burley Bushes Exton Lane | Exton, Oakham LE15 7TA, England
+44 7778 152814
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Brilliant day out

My daughter and I enjoyed a fabulous day learning about the birds and actually getting close to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
E T
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Falconry experience

Spent a fabulous day at the centre for the 2 hour handling experience which was a Christmas gift... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tracy B
via mobile
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Collection of birds of prey located in 42 acres ancient woodland
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“harris hawk” (31 reviews)
“the owner” (73 reviews)
“birds of prey” (47 reviews)
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Burley Bushes Exton Lane | Exton, Oakham LE15 7TA, England
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+44 7778 152814
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed a fabulous day learning about the birds and actually getting close to them and flying a hawk and a barn owl. The staff were knowledgeable and friendly and obviously really cared for their birds, I am very concerned about animal...More

Thank E T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a fabulous day at the centre for the 2 hour handling experience which was a Christmas gift. Staff were fantastic very knowledgeable about the magnificent Birds and helping show you how to carry your chosen bird. I got to walk through woodland with a...More

Thank Tracy B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place, away from all the noise and bustle of everyday life. The centre is situated in an area of woodland not far from Rutland water. The facilities are quite rustic but the animals are obviously loved and well cared for. The staff...More

Thank JoWebb59
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove a long way for our owl experience but it was worth every penny. The staff were so friendly and highly knowledgeable but it was the beautiful birds that really stole the show. We were all given an owl or hawk (ranging from large...More

Thank DavidandLeeanne
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rutland Falconry is set in woodland close to Rutland Water. It rescues and breeds Birds of Prey, and also has a number of big cats (these are only on view on selected dates.) My friend and I did a 2 hour Hawk and Owl Experience...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative, beautiful birds and a wide variety to see. If you are expecting state of the art enclosures and well laid out paths then this is not for you but if you love birds of prey, nature and wildlife then go and visit this...More

Thank Stella H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I bought the owl and hawk experience for a Christmas present on Groupon. The whole experience was fantastic from start to finish. It’s in a very rural, natural location with the most amazing variety of owls and hawks. We were so privileged to have over...More

Thank Sally M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I bought this as a gift for my husband and decided to buy for me as well, when we arrived we were met by a very friendly lady who explained what we would be doing, we walked around the centre to see the birds. We...More

Thank Sue B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on the Hawk and Owl Walk which entailed carrying an owl or hawk for a stroll through their own 40 acre private woodland. You learn a lot about the owl or hawk that you are carrying from the knowledgable staff. The total walk...More

Thank broster2015
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

What an unbelievable and memorable 2 hours experience. My wife and I arrived just before our given time and the briefing was thorough and informative. I was fortunate to be given the delightful but occasionally cranky ‘Estelle’, a rescued Harris Hawk. My wife was given...More

Thank Pip H
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